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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Blues singer Bobby 'Blue' Bland dies at 83

GRENADA, Miss. (AP) — Bobby "Blue" Bland, a distinguished singer who blended Southern blues and soul in songs such as "Turn on Your Love Light" and "Further On Up the Road," died Sunday. He was 83. Rodd Bland said his father died due to more
USA TODAY ( 6/23/2013 10:01:18 PM -08:00 )

Legendary blues singer Bobby Bland dies at 83 - media reports
Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:32am IST. REUTERS - Bobby "Blue" Bland, a pioneer of the modern soul-blues sound, died on Sunday, according to Memphis media reports. He was 83. Local television stations cited the Memphis Music Foundation, which could not be more
Reuters India ( 6/23/2013 9:10:04 PM -08:00 )

Singer Bobby 'Blue' Bland dies, known for 'Further on up the Road'; 'Turn on
Singer Bobby FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1992, file photo, Bobby "Blue" Bland, left, receives his award for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame from B.B. King during induction ceremonies in New York. Bland's son Rodd said his father died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at his Memphis more
The Province ( 6/23/2013 8:07:00 PM -08:00 )

R&B Hitmaker Bobby 'Blue' Bland Dies at 83
Singer Bobby “Blue” Bland, one of the most prolific R&B and blues hitmakers of the '50s, '60s and '70s, died Sunday after a long illness. He was 83. Memphis' WREG-TV reported Bland's death. The station said the musician lived in Memphis' Germantown more
Variety ( 6/23/2013 9:33:10 PM -08:00 )

Blues Belter Gone: Bobby 'Blue' Bland Dies at 83
bobby blue bland *News out of the Memphis Music Foundation has confirmed reports that master bluesman, Bobby “Blue” Bland has died. He was 83. As of this posting, details of his death were not available. Bland is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of more
Eurweb.com ( 6/23/2013 8:41:47 PM -08:00 )

Obits: Blues Great Bobby “Blue” Bland Dies At 83
Obits: Blues Great Bobby “Blue” Bland Dies At 83Sad news out of Memphis as legendary blues singer Bobby “Blue” Bland passed away Sunday evening. Rodd Bland said his father died about 5:30 p.m. Sunday due to complications from an ongoing illness at his Memphis, Tenn., home surrounded by more
The Smoking Section ( 6/23/2013 8:27:26 PM -08:00 )

Blues And Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Bobby “Blue” Bland Dies At 83
While details are slim at this time, the news came from the Memphis Music Foundation's Pat Mitchell Worley via Memphis station WREG. Worley wrote “It is a great loss for the blues and for Memphis Music. He was a trail blazer and his music will be missed.”. more
Noise11 ( 6/23/2013 7:52:01 PM -08:00 )

RIP Bobby "Blue" Bland: R&B Singer With Deep Houston Ties Dies at 83
Bobby "Blue" Bland, the legendary R&B singer who made his some of his finest records for Houston label Duke/Peacock -- including arguably his crowning achievement, 1961's Two Steps From the Blues -- has passed away at age 83, according to reports. more
Houston Press (blog) ( 6/23/2013 7:41:21 PM -08:00 )

Bobby Blue Bland Dead: Blues, Soul Singer Dies At 83
Bobby Blue Bland Dead: Blues, Soul Singer Dies At 83Blues, R&B and Soul singer, music legend Bobby Blue Bland, one of the legendary Memphis “Beale Streeters,” a group of friends that included Earl Forest, B.B. King, Bobby Bland, Johnny Ace, Junior Parker, and Rosco Gordon who played on each other's more
MemphisRap.com ( 6/23/2013 6:35:34 PM -08:00 )

Blues great Bobby Blue Bland dead at 83
According to a family friend, Blues Hall of Fame recipient Robert Calvin “Bobby” Bland has died today. No other details were available. Already the condolences are coming in. Jim Hanzalik with World One Presents said, “”It's with a heavy heart that we say more
CelebrityExaminer ( 6/23/2013 6:32:44 PM -08:00 )

Blues Legend Bobby “Blue” Bland Dies
(Memphis) The Memphis Music Foundation confirms well-known blues musician Bobby “Blue” Bland has died. Bland got his start in the 1950′s and 60′s and would later perform with artists like Sam Cooke and Ray Charles. He is best known for hits like more
wreg.com ( 6/23/2013 4:58:27 PM -08:00 )

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Singer Bobby "Blue" Bland, who blended Southern blues and soul in songs such as "Turn on Your Love Light" and "Further on up the Road," has died. He was 83.More >>. Bobby "Blue" Bland, a distinguished singer who blended Southern blues and soul in more
KTVN ( 6/23/2013 8:30:18 AM -08:00 )